Rising Ohio River will close Wolf Hills Road near landfill sometime on Friday

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HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- The Ohio River is rising due to the recent rainfall. Therefore the City of Henderson Public Works Department said they will be forced to close Wolf Hills Road sometime on Friday.

Barrels will be in place to mark the closure on the route. Public safety officials remind the public to resist the temptation to bypass the “high water” signs and drive through the water.

The City of Henderson Public Works Department said that wildlife and deer will be pushed out of the river bottoms and up onto U.S. 41-N near Audubon State Park as they seek higher ground.

Motorists should use caution.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 12, 2020)

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